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When I fell on my back, I saw a vulture hovering.
from Brown Corpus
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When and I
When one of the men in the hall behind us spat on the floor and scraped his boot over the gob of spittle I noticed how the clerk winced.
When I asked him what, if anything, I could do about it, he surprised me by referring me to the director of the hall.
When my Uncle offered me a part-time job which would take care of my normal expenses and give me time to paint I accepted.
When I question them as to what they mean by concepts like liberty and democracy, I find that they fall into two categories: the simpler ones who have simply accepted the shibboleths of their faith without analysis ; ;
When I mentioned that for my first long voyage I did not even have the money for the return fare, but had trusted to luck that I would earn a sufficient amount, the young people looked at me doubtingly.
When it comes to this, I shall prefer emigrating to some country where they make no pretence of loving liberty -- to Russia, for instance, where despotism can be taken pure, without the base alloy of hypocrisy '' ( His emphasis )
When confronted with a drunk or an insane person I have no notion of what any one of them might do to me or to himself or to others.
When Heidegger and Sartre speak of a contrast between being and existence, they may be right, I don't know, but their language is too philosophical for me.
When and fell
Read the next two verses: `` When the wicked, even mine enemies and my foes, came upon me to eat up my flesh, they stumbled and fell.
When the Macdonald government fell due to the Pacific scandal in 1873, the Governor General, Lord Dufferin, called upon Mackenzie, who had been chosen as the leader of the Liberal Party a few months earlier, to form a new government.
When Alaric II was killed fighting Clovis I, king of the Franks, in the Battle of Vouillé ( 507 ), his kingdom fell into disarray.
When the work was completed, three dragons rushed against the wall, and while the two of them which attacked those parts of the wall built by the gods fell down dead, the third forced its way into the city through the part built by Aeacus.
When it fell to the British Raj, the fort was dismantled on the orders of Lord William Bentinck and was converted into a sanatorium for the British troops stationed at the garrison town of Nasirabad.
When the Labour government fell in 1979, the Conservatives under Margaret Thatcher won a victory which served to push the Liberals back into the margins.
When consensus could not be reached on locating the Bank in London, Brussels or Amsterdam, the choice fell on Switzerland.
When the city fell to the Turks in 1453, the church was demolished to make room for the tomb of Mehmet II the Conqueror.
When the team fell out of contention in mid -, Shapiro fired manager Charlie Manuel and traded pitching ace Bartolo Colón for prospects Brandon Phillips, Cliff Lee, and Grady Sizemore ; acquired Travis Hafner from the Rangers for Ryan Drese and Einar Diaz ; and picked up Coco Crisp from the St. Louis Cardinals for aging starter Chuck Finley.
When Apollo slew Python, its body fell into this fissure, according to legend, and fumes arose from its decomposing body.
When they entered Hera's temple, they fell into a slumber and never woke, dying at the height of their admiration, the perfect gift.
When Dien Bien Phu fell in May 1954, Ike refused to intervene despite urgings from the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs, the Vice President and the head of NCS.
When Hooper fell into financial difficulties, the Britannica was managed by Sears Roebuck for 18 years ( 1920 – 23, 1928 – 43 ).
When his wife Queen Mary fell ill in 1558, King Philip sent the Count of Feria to consult with Elizabeth.
When the Attorney-Generalship fell vacant in 1594, Lord Essex's influence was not enough to secure Bacon that office.
When Tripoli fell under siege by British forces, he and his colleagues made a narrow escape by boarding a German military plane flying to Sicily.
When Castaneda inexplicably disappeared and the project fell through, Fellini ’ s mystico-shamanic adventures were scripted with Pinelli and serialized in Corriere della Sera in May 1986.
When Europeans first arrived on Guam Chamorro society roughly fell into three classes: matao ( upper class ), achaot ( middle class ), and mana ' chang ( lower class ).
When this failed and Barcelona fell to the Nationalists in early 1939, it was clear the war was over.
When the Hundred Years ' War was lost in August 1453, Henry fell into a period of mental breakdown that lasted until Christmas 1454.
When Baum had been touring New York State in the title role, the actor playing the ghost fell through the floorboards, and the rural audience thought it was part of the show and demanded that the actor repeat the fall, because they thought it was funny.
When the Great Depression hit in the 1930s there were no easily available jobs in the US and Canada and emigration fell to less than 50, 000 a year, bringing to an end the period of mass migrations that had opened in the mid-18th century.
When and on
When, in late afternoon on the last day in June, he saw two people top the ridge to the south and walk toward the house, he quit work immediately and strode to his rifle.
When they turned in the saddle they could see the men behind them, strung out on the prairie in a flat black line.
When they reached their neighbor's house, Pamela said a few polite words to Grace and kissed Melissa lightly on the forehead, the impulse prompted by a stray thought -- of the type to which she was frequently subject these days -- that they might never see one another again.
When Fred Powell's brother-in-law, Charlie Keane, moved into the dead man's home, the anonymous letter writer took no chances on Charlie taking up where Fred had left off and wasted no time on a first notice:
When he rolled on the left side, propping on his left elbow, Matsuo seized his hair and pulled him back over.
When her hand touched his, fire went through Jack and he felt weak, but he managed somehow to get her on her feet.
When he finally left the sinister mansion on Perdido Street, he was carried out in a coroner's basket.
When he was stripped, deloused and numbered by his guards, his much-thumbed sketchbook was seized and thrown on a pile of prisoners' goods to be confiscated.
When combined with the metaphysical notion that pure forms of this universe are best appreciated when least embodied in a material substratum, it becomes clear that while earth will be dross on a scale of material-formal ratios, celestial bodies will be of a subtle, quickened, ethereal existence, in whose embodiment pure form will be the dominant component and matter will be absent or remain subsidiary.
When the family business failed, Mercer left school and on his mother's urging -- for she hoped that he would become an actor -- he joined a local little theater group.
Besides doing a single song, `` When The Sun Comes Out '', they worked on the ambitious American-Negro Suite, for voices and piano, as well as songs for films.
When I returned to make my report, the Hetman did not remember having sent me on the secret mission.
When Fred wheeled him back into his room, the big one looking out on the back porch, and put him to bed, Papa told him he was very tired but that he had enjoyed greatly the trip downtown.
When the young biologist, Dr. Ballard, began to show interest in our daughter Elizabeth, this induced a corresponding interest, on our part, in him.
When he turns briefly to literary style, in the Third Book, he again looks to the effect on the audience.